Greater Accra Region
|• Regional Minister||Henry Quartey|
|• Mayor||Mohammed Adjei Sowah|
|• Total||3,245 km2 (1,253 sq mi)|
|• Rank||Ranked 10th|
|• Rank||Ranked 2nd|
|• Density||1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)|
|• Per capita||$5,150|
|• Per capita||$2,500|
|ISO 3166 code||GH-AA|
|HDI (2017)|| 0.662|
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The Greater Accra Region has the smallest area of Ghana's 16 administrative regions, occupying a total land surface of 3,245 square kilometres. This is 1.4 per cent of the total land area of Ghana. It is the second most populated region, before the Ashanti Region, with a population of 5,455,692 in 2021, accounting for 17.7 per cent of Ghana's total population.
The Greater Accra region is the most urbanized region in the country with 87.4% of its total population living in urban centres. The capital city of Greater Accra Region is Accra which is at the same time the capital city of Ghana.